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Sunday, November 14, 2010

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Loads of Winter / Spring internships and more. Remember to click "Older Posts."

Thurs, Nov. 18 - Graduate Fair

NAC Ballroom
12 Noon – 3 PM

Representatives from 31 CUNY schools and private colleges will be on campus to provide graduate program info.

If you’re thinking about grad school in the future -- it doesn’t have to be in ’11 -- you should attend this important event.

Thurs, Nov. 18 - Building Bridges

#290 Shepard, 7 PM

Come network with recent MCA alums from the Ad/PR, Film/Video and Journalism programs and hear about their entry-level job experiences! Let these grads help you secure a coveted position at one of New York’s leading agencies/institutions.

Sponsored by the Public Relations Student Society of America

MCA Winter Session Courses - Jan. 3 - 24, 2011

Get a Jump on Your MCA Credits During the Break
Register NOW for the Winter Session

Intro to Media Production
MCA 10500 WSP 4485 M,T,W,TH 1:00 - 5:00 SH 391
Prof. Ralat

Event Planning
MCA 31616 WSP 4486 M,T,W,TH 1:00 - 5:00 SH 291
Prof. Horii

For more info:

http://www1.ccny.cuny.edu/current/registrar/index.cfm

CCNY Cares: November - Donated Canned and Boxed Foods

Help Others via New York Cares!

Drop off BOXED / CANNED GOODS goods throughout the month of November at the NAC and other select locations (see main CCNY website for other drop off points).

In December, the college will collect toys for children in need in celebration of the holiday season.

New York Video School - Favorite Places in NYC Contest

From: Emi
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 15:45:39 -0500
To:
Subject: Video contest for NYC college and university students - January Deadline

Hi MCA,

I'm reaching out from NYVS, the premier online film school, to share news of a video contest open only to college and university students in New York City. In the "NY vs. NY: Favorite Places in NYC" contest, students are asked to create a short video telling an entertaining story about their favorite place in NYC.

To help students learn more about shooting, editing and storytelling, we are giving all participants a free subscription to NYVS.com for the duration of the contest. This is a great opportunity for students to gain resume building skills and to show off their video making talents, with the chance to win a professional grade still/video camera and gift certificates to support their video and filmmaking careers.

I've attached a contest flyer with basic information, but feel free to reach out to me with any additional questions ( Visit www.nyvs.com/nyvsny to see official contest rules).

As this is an amazing opportunity for NYC based students, we appreciate any help you can give in spreading the word for this contest.


Thanks!
Emi
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Emi Soekawa
emi@nyvs.com

About NYVS:

NYVS is the world’s premier online film school. Headquartered in New York, the Company has developed a pioneering social learning architecture and layered on hundreds of courses on topics such as, equipment selection, video shooting, storytelling, and video editing. The Company’s website allows users interact with NYVS instructors and with each other through groups, forums, and critiques to create a more personalized and rich learning experience. NYVS is a great alternative to traditional film schools for those looking to make a career as a video professional or anyone simply interested in learning how to make great videos. As video increasingly becomes the dominant form of communication, NYVS provides the tools to help people from all cultural and economic backgrounds across the world join the video revolution.

For more information, please visit: www.nyvs.com

NYVSNY Favorite Place in NYC Handout .doc
134K View Download

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Rubenstein Communications :: Winter/Spring 2011 Internships Supporting 10th Anniversary of Tribeca Film Festival

Rubenstein Communications, Inc. (www.rubenstein.com) is a privately-held public relations firm in New York City, offering strategic, results-oriented publicity and media relations in a wide variety of sectors. With over 450 clients, we represent a diverse clientele, including educational and cultural institutions, media and entertainment companies, not-for-profit organizations, health care providers, law firms, real estate concerns, global corporations, business executives and public figures.

We seek 10-12 student interns for the winter/spring semester (February-May 2011) to support publicity efforts for the Tribeca Film Festival. The festival is an international independent film forum held in Lower Manhattan each spring which marks its 10-year anniversary in 2011 (www.tribecafilmfestival.org).

The internship is unpaid but college credit is encouraged, subject to school approval. Part-time schedules (2-3 days a week, Monday-Friday) can be arranged yet full work days are preferred. Early-morning hours required on weekdays during peak periods with additional after-hours/weekend work required at formal events during the 10-day Festival.

Qualified applicants should demonstrate:

• Interest in public relations;

• Minimum 3.0 GPA;

• Poise, energy, and attention to detail;

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office;

• Ability to multitask efficiently.

Duties include: research; tracking press breaks; compiling media clips; data entry; assisting with press screenings, award ceremonies and red carpet premieres; and staffing on-site press office during festival.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter by e-mail only: Internposition@rubenstein.com . No phone calls please. Resumes will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Thank you very much.

International Radio & Television Society Foundation, Inc. 2011 Summer Fellowship Program

International Radio & Television Society Foundation, Inc. | irts.org
2011 SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Date: June 5 - August 6, 2011
Where: New York, New York


The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the media industry and business world through a nine-week , expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Fellows gain full-time, "real world" experience at New York-based media companies. In addition, the Fellowship provides the opportunity to network with industry professionals, take related field trips, and attend panels, lectures and group discussions.
ELIGIBILITY:
The Summer Fellowship Program is competitive. Students must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of application. For detailed eligibility information, log on to our website www.irts.org and follow the link to "College Programs."
http:// www.irts.org/programs/sfp/sfp.html
COST: Travel, housing and living allowance included.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2010
Information can also be found on the IRTS Broadcast Sales Associate Program, which is held in tandem with the Summer Fellowship Program. This diversity initiative is designed to give graduating seniors a jumpstart on the management track by providing customized sales training, in addition to the regular features of the Fellowship Program.
The IRTS Foundation is a New York City-based 501(c)(3) charitable organization, which brings together the wisdom and power of today's leaders to train and educate the next generation of media and communication professionals. Our programs and diversity initiatives help ensure that the business responsible for informing, entertaining, and educating the public reaches its highest potential in this exciting digital age.
Lauren Kruk-Winokur
Director, Academic Programs & Communications
IRTS Foundation, Inc., 420 Lexington Ave., 1601, New York, NY 10170
212.867.6650 x303 | 212.867.6653 | lauren.kruk-winokur@irts.org

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Prof. Herman Lew
Director BFA Film & Video Program
Dept. of Media & Communication Arts
212-650-6558